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Date Event Description
05/11/13
10:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Ask a Master Gardener
Discuss gardening questions and concerns. April through September. Saturdays, 10 am - 12 pm (except holiday weekends). University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners.

No registration required.
05/11/13
10:00 AM
Savage Branch

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Python (Group A)
Learn the basics of programming in Python. In just four sessions you will create games, interactive programs, and anything else you want. Absolutely no experience required -- you will learn how to program a basic game in the first class! Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group A:
Thursday, April 25th 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Friday, May 17th, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/11/13
10:00 AM
Savage Branch

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JavaScript (Group C)
Learn the basics of JavaScript. In just four sessions you will create games and interactive websites. Absolutely no experience required. Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group C:
Thursday, April 25th 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Friday, May 17th, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/11/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/11/13
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
05/11/13
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Seeds to Sunflowers
Sunflowers add beauty to our garden and provide food for wildlife. Listen to stories, learn interesting sunflower facts, and help plant a sunflower patch in our Enchanted Garden. Take home sunflower seeds to plant at home and return in the fall for a sunflower show and tell! Ages 7-9; 45 min. Registration and signed release form required.

Click here for the release form.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/11/13
11:00 AM
Savage Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
05/11/13
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
05/11/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/11/13
11:30 AM
Savage Branch

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Python (Group B)
Learn the basics of programming in Python. In just four sessions you will create games, interactive programs, and anything else you want. Absolutely no experience required -- you will learn how to program a basic game in the first class! Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group B:
Thursday, April 25th 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Friday, May 17th, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/11/13
11:30 AM
Savage Branch

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JavaScript (Group D)
Learn the basics of JavaScript. In just four sessions you will create games and interactive websites. Absolutely no experience required. Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group D:
Thursday, April 25th 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Friday, May 17th, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/11/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Marvelous Moms
Stories, songs, and a special craft for moms and children to enjoy together. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/11/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Challengers
A book club for fourth and fifth grade students who like a challenge. Ages 9-11; 60 min.

Mar 9 - Anastasia Krupnik by Lois Lowry
Apr 27 - The Witches by Roald Dahl
May 11 - Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
05/11/13
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Block Party: Fun with LEGO® Blocks
Create a masterpiece with our LEGO® blocks and your imagination. Ages 5 & up; 90 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/11/13
3:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Calling All Volunteers
Make reading fun for kids and earn service learning hours. Volunteers assist HCLS instructors with the summer reading club and other tasks. To register for this orientation session, submit a volunteer application to the teen instructor at the branch where you would like to volunteer. Accepted applicants will be contacted to confirm registration. Ages 13-17.

*Registration is required. Register by calling 410.313.5088.
05/11/13
4:00 PM
Central Branch

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Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
 

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